To view separate listings, please visit our shop and search for \Towards age: art nouveau c. Markings: ottoman dosage marks, tested and guaranteed. Country of origin: Ottoman Empire (modern day Turkey). Type of metal: sterling silver. Main measures stone / color.
Stone measure / accent color. Post measurements: the pendant measures 2.0 \Clasp / clasp type: standard bail, spindle pin with locking \Type of link. Notable features: this pendant was handmade at the time of the new art. 925 sterling silver, this substantial pendant features a great Turkish style design and was done in the Ottoman Empire, as indicated by the ottoman dosage mark on the back of the room.
This pendant was most likely bought during a grand tour, the traditional festival of the rich at the time of the new art. A great tour was an opportunity for travelers to learn more about history, cultures and art from other countries, often lasting for months or even years at a time. A pendant like this one would have been bought as a souvenir during a trip through the Ottoman Empire. The pendant's face is adorned with a large, sterling silver design similar in appearance to Arabic calligraphy.
Surrounding this design is a thick silver border and beautiful chicory patterns with silver and pellet beads, two popular motifs in Ottoman jewelry of the time. Twist rope borders encircle the outer perimeter of the pendant, completing the sophisticated and complex overall design. Arrive in front of the piece is a standard ball as well as a pin stalk with a folding clasp \. A fine example of Ottoman jewelry from the Art Nouveau era, this pendant would make an excellent addition to any antique jewelry collection.Do not miss your chance to preserve this piece of cultural history. Too bad: age appropriate to wear. This list is for the article only. All display boxes or photography props do not come with your purchase. This is very true because of the wonderful design that came out of this period.
This time focused on women and the beauty of nature and the pieces were often important. Enamel is a common material used in art nouveau style jewelry, as the period was more prominent than the design on the materials used to create it.
The art nouveau period that occurred before the beginning of the first world war, when massive manufacturing resumed the production of many products, including jewelry. Ancient Turkish, Islamic, and Bedouin jewelry share similar ancestral and stylistic roots and influenced each other through trade for many, many years. This is due in large part to the expansion of the Ottoman Empire, whose value is art and craftsmanship and fostered the pursuit of Arab arts and calligraphy.
The reign of the Ottomans in the 16th and 17th centuries introduces Turkish Islamic motif designs and nomadic Bedouin culture, merging a range of styles into beautiful arabesques; repeating rhythmic patterns, which often include floral and organic geometric designs. The tour was the European standard holiday of the Georgian and Victorian eras.
The opportunity he gave for the study of culture, art and architecture has a tradition, especially for the upper classes. The grand tour was popularized by the poet Lord Byron and writer Mary Shelley, who was the author of Frankenstein. The grand tour was an opportunity for rich travelers to explore the world and discover different cultures over a period of 2 to 4 years.
And what better memory of this long journey than the pieces of native souvenir jewelry like Italian cameos, mosaic and pietra lasted. Pieces often had historical inspirations from the remains of Pompeii from the pyramids of Egypt. Cultural learning has been a focal point of the grand tour and the process of remembrance in jewelry memorabilia. All items ship within one business day of receipt of payment. Buyers will have 3 basic shipping options to choose from, depending on the necessary delivery speed.
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